Just like the city outreach workers who mobilize when overdoses rise, police officers in Kensington follow a special protocol when a "bad batch" of heroin spreads through the neighborhood.
If counting sheep isn't working, try these yoga-inspired, sleep-inducing stretches. All you need is your mattress and two pillows.
A lack of diversity has always plagued enrollment in cancer clinical trials. Two big reasons: misunderstanding and mistrust.
With all the discussion, we need to reflect on what our kids are thinking about these allegations.
Known as Project Talent, the test was funded by the U.S. government, which had been concerned, given the Soviet Union's recent successful Sputnik launch, that Americans were falling behind in the space race.
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy is the biggest cause of preventable birth defects. So why do so many women - and doctors - think it's okay?
Patients who received the MitraClip were less likely to die and less likely to be hospitalized, a new study finds.
Researches from the University of Pennsylvania and Rutgers University have received an $18 million federal grant to study the effects of tobacco product advertising and packaging on perceptions of healthiness.
And that's just the beginning.
A Penn-led study suggests that an experimental cancer treatment vaccine, combined with an immune-boosting drug already on the market, can fight head and neck cancer.
Drug deaths, including those in Pa., have contributed to recent national life expectancy declines.
Six years ago, the FDA approved a little blue pill that, if taken every day, can prevent HIV infection. Sold as Truvada, it's more commonly known as PrEP, for pre-exposure prophylaxis. But many people who could benefit from the drug aren't getting it.
If and when to ask whether a family owns guns before your child enters their house is a sticky area for parents. Many agree that it is an important conversation to be having - especially in light of the fact that more child deaths are caused by handguns and other firearms than by the flu or asthma.